Teak wood, in Bangladesh also known as Shegun/Sagun. It is a close-grained type of hardwood, considered to be the “king of wood” and makes excellent outdoor furniture due to its magical color, water resistance, durability, and beauty.
Teak wood has been used in shipbuilding for hundreds of years for its anti-rotting characteristics. If a teak can live in water for long years, surely it can live in your home without fear of mold and mildew growth. Are you looking to buy teak furniture? Authentic Furniture, Dhaka, Bangladesh, A trusted company of original teak furniture.
In nature Teak (Shegun) wood is a dense, close-grained type of hardwood that comes from the Tectona grandis tree which grows to 130 feet tall. It is originally golden in color and has a smooth grain and texture. It’s high in natural oils and rubber, meaning it’s strong, durable, and virtually impervious to extreme weather conditions and rotting, even if left untreated.
Teak furniture is attractive and ever young. Because when new, Teak wood furniture has a honey brown color. After that, teak wears to a luxe silver-gray color. It never looks patchy or black, even after many years old. For both indoor and outdoor furniture, teak is naturally beautiful and its beauty never ends.
Teak wood contains natural oils and rubber that’s why it is highly resistant to rotting. If you leave teak outdoors all year round, even in the snow and rain it won’t rot for 20 years! For its extreme rot-resistance and durability, it is used extensively for ship and boat-building.
Teak wood furniture is the most durable one you can own. Considered to be one of the strongest woods, it is most durable and resistant to extremes of the weather, rotting, and warping, making it a good choice for indoor/outdoor garden furniture that will last for decades to come.
Teak wood is high in oil content and it is resistant to termites and other pests. If you choose outdoor furniture made from teak, you won't need to worry about pests. Teak wood is exceptionally hard and durable. For hundreds of years or more, it has been proven that teak wood does not crack due to weather changes or any other reason.
Teak furniture lasts a lifetime. Usually, it lasts 60-70 years, perhaps even longer in the right weather and with proper care. The maintenance cost of teak wood furniture is low. Teak wood furniture needs no paint or varnish. The color of teak never turns gray. This wood does not crack, so there is no need for repair costs.
Teak wood may seem expensive to the naked eye. It is important to consider the value of teak compared to the money being spent. Original teak is extremely durable, able to sustain in all weather conditions and remains attractive for years, decades even. So teak may seem expensive, but it is one of the worthy investments that can last a lifetime.
How to identify real teak wood? It’s a good question. It is easy to identify the original teak. Here is how you identify real teak wood.
Here we have tried to highlight various characteristics of teak furniture which may be helpful for you. You are cordially welcome to Authentic Furniture's showroom, Dhaka, Bangladesh for more information and to view the beautifully designed furniture made of pure teak wood.